In accordance with the provision in the Dewees will, the funds are given to the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church “to use in the mission programs of the Church.” Grants will typically not exceed $5,000, and be for the initial funding of a project only.
Churches should mail their application form to their District Superintendent. Committees, boards and agencies should mail the application form to the Director of Connectional Ministries, EPA Conference, P.O. Box 820, Valley Forge, PA 19482-0820. Deadline: March 1 for Spring grants, and September 1 for Fall grants.